Public Art & Collections

2016:  Re:New Festival, a celebration of Creative Reuse, Sustainability, and Transformation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 9-October 9 • The Other Toy Story, North Wake County Multi-Material Recycling Facility, Raleigh, North Carolina, Temporary Project, June 4-August 31

2015: Finding Home, Collection of the Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, Michigan

2014: Tribute to Estelle Van Meter, Estelle Van Meter Community Center, Los Angeles, CA

2013-16: Elevate, Los Angeles International Airport Terminal 3, Los Angeles, CA

2005: Do You Remember?, Fairfax Branch Public Library, Los Angeles, CA.

1999: The Conjunction of 500 Wishes, Los Feliz Branch Public Library, Los Angeles, CA.


Fellowships, Awards, and Residencies

2010/11: Artist in Residence, Marlborough School, Los Angeles, CA

2009: Visiting Artist, Papercity Festival, Skein, Norway

2008: III Milenio Residencia Internacional Mirador del Jucar Instituto Rural del Arte, Spain

2008/05/01: Artists’ Resource for Completion Grant, The Durfee Foundation

2007/08: City of Los Angeles Individual Arts Fellowship (COLA)

1997: First Annual California Digital Arts Workshop participant, sponsored by the American Film Institute and the California Arts Council

1995: WESTAF/NEA Regional Arts Fellowship in Photography, Western States Arts Federation

1995: Brody Arts Fund Fellowship in Visual Arts, California Community Foundation

1991-92: City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Grant


Selected Exhibitions

2016: Guns, The Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles, CA • The Other Toy Story, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, North Carolina

2015: Ten: Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, Michigan

2014: Sustain Me Baby, Chris Jordan and Joyce Dallal, Storrs Gallery, UNCC, Charlotte, NC • Papered Over, Angel’s Ink Gallery, San Pedro, CA

2013: Textscapes, (solo show), Protea Gallery, San Diego, CA

2012: Escape from the Landfill, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA • Kit and Caboodle: Joyce Dallal and Edith Abeyta, Manhattan Beach Art Center, Manhattan Beach, CA • Breaking in Two (part of Getty Museum’s Pacific Standard Time) Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2011: The Other Toy Story ( Marlborough School Seaver Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA

2010: An Idea Called Tomorrow, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA • Actions, Conversations, and Intersections, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009: Flight, United Nations, Northeast Gallery, United Nations Visitors Lobby, NY, NY • Inspiration, Finegood Gallery, West Hills, CA • Group Think, Azusa Pacific University Art Gallery, Azusa, CA • 3 Solo Exhibitions, Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2008: Babel, Castillo del Alcala del Jucar, Alcala del Jucar, Spain • COLA 2008, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Hollywood, CA • Ancestral Memories, El Camino College, Torrance, CA • Piece Process, Pomegranate Gallery, NY, NY

2007: Steroscopic, Biola University Art Gallery, La Mirada, CA • Migration Studies, Phantom Galleries, Los Angeles, CA • The LA Story, Hebrew Union College Museum, NY, NY, Babylonian Women, Pomegranate Gallery, NY, NY  

2006: Makor/Source, USC and UCLA Hillel Art Galleries, Los Angeles, CA   

2005: Imagining the Book II, 2nd International Biennale of Book Art, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Arts Center, Alexandria, Egypt • Sights of War, The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina

2004: Too Jewish, Not Jewish Enough, Jewish Federation of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2001: Three Words, an installation on the facade of the Fairfax Branch of the Los Angeles Public Libraries, (part of Six Degrees: Art in the Libraries, presented by Side Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA) • Exploring Los Angeles History, a collaborative project and exhibition with students from All Peoples Continuation High School, sponsored by the Heart Project, at the Mercado Paloma, Los Angeles, CA       • Inside Out/Outside In, a collaborative project and exhibition with students from Angeles Plaza Continuation High School, sponsored by the Japanese American National Museum, El Pueblo Gallery at Olvera Street, Los Angeles, CA   

2000: Apron Strings, coordinated by Angels Gate Cultural Center, El Camino College Gallery, Torrance, CA • Reproductive Filters, (as a member of the collaborative group M.A.M.A.), Weingart Gallery, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA • Nonzero Sum Games, (as a member of the collaborative group M.A.M.A.), The Project Room at the Brewery, Los Angeles, CA

1999: Digital Stories at the Edge of the New Millenium, in conjunction with SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, CA

1998: Finding Home, a piece for the World Wide Web: • L.A. Freewaves, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA • Finding Family Stories, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Skirball Cultural Center and Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA

1996: Blessings and Beginnings, Skirball Cultural Center and Museum, Los Angeles, CA • Ready to Wear, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA • Detours, Side Street Projects, Santa Monica, CA


Selected Publications

2016: LA Weekly, The Gun Debate Invades an LA Art Gallery, Eva Recinos, 9/19/16 • Artillery Magazine, Gun Crazy: Playing with Fire at Liz’s Loft, Ezrha Jean Black, 9/30/16

2015: KCET Artbound Documentary, Cleared for Take Off, Public Art at LAX,

2014: Random Lengths News, Papered Over, Andrea Serna, 3/13/14 • KCET Los Angeles, Artbound, Cleared for Take Off, Public Art at LAX, Shana Nys Dambrot, 9/29/14

2013: LA Times, There’s an ‘Influx’ of Art into LAX, Jessica Gelt, 10/20/13 • LA Weekly, An Arts Festival at LAX. Yes LAX, Jean Lenihan, 10/1/13 • Huffington Post, 14 New Must-See Public Artworks Across the Globe, Artinfo, 12/22/13

2012: Santa Monica Daily Press, Meditation on Art and Motherhood, Sarah Spitz, February 12, p.7 • Breaking in Two, a Provacative Vision of Motherhood, exhibition catalog, Arena 1 Gallery

2008: COLA 2008 Individual Artist Fellowships, Exhibition Catalog, essay by Doris Bittar, published by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles

Encylopedia of Arab American Artists, Artist of the American Mosaic, Fayed S. Oweis, Greenwood Press

2007: • Jewish Art in America, Matthew Baigell, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, Md.

2005: Imagining the Book ll, Exhibition Catalog, published by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt

2002: Urban Surprises: A Guide to Public Art in Los Angeles, edited by Gloria Gerace, published by the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department

1999: Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar, A Proud Chapter (picture), Nicolai Ouroussoff, March 28, p.60

1998: Los Angeles Times, Valley Edition, Extended Family, Josef Woodard, March 12, Weekend Section, p.50 • Santa Barbara News-Press, Artists Explore their Past, Joan Crowder, February 22, Section D, p.1 • Finding Family Stories, Exhibition Catalog, essay by Louise Steinman

1996: Parallaxis, Fifty-Five Points to View, Artist Notes by Kathleen Shields, Western States Arts Federation publication • Los Angeles Times, Virtues of ‘Blessings’ Shine Over Problems, William Wilson, October 9, p. F6 • The Jewish Journal, Inspired Beginnings, Dianne Arieff Zaga, October 11-17  


Selected Activities

2012: Bicycle Artist ( April Workshop Artist, Los Angeles, CA

2007-09: Member, Piece Process, Arab and Jewish Artist Collaborative

2007: Panel Participant, DIWAN: A Forum for the Arts, Arab American National Museum,

Dearborn, Michigan

2005: Visiting Artist Lecture, The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina

• Workshop Participant; Artist Lecture, Imagining the Book II, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt

2003: Visiting Artist Lecture, Orange Coast College Photography Department, Orange County, CA

2001: Television Interview, City Arts, City of Los Angeles Cable Station, Los Angeles, CA

1998: Conversations with the Artists, Finding Family Stories Exhibition, Self-Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA, and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA

1997: Panelist, UCLA Armand Hammer Museum, in conjunction with the exhibition Too Jewish           



1990: MFA, University of Southern California

1979: Part-time Special Studies in Printmaking, Central College of Art, London, England

1978: BA Magna Cum Laude, University of California, Los Angeles

1976/77: Junior Year Abroad, Wimbledon School of Art, London, England